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FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
's biggest storms, manti te'o, there was word that his -- grandmother and girlfriend died within hours of each other. she was diagnosed with leukemia and died. but turns out she never existed. this photo was storm from a woman who says she had no idea it was being used as part of the scheme. a web site breck this. te'o now says he never met their girl in person but developed a relationship online and he, too is a victim of the hoax. here is i talking about the nonexisting girlfriend back in october. >> you have somebody that you talk to every single day, you sleep with on the phone because she has -- is going through a lot of phone and the only way she can slip is she knows you're on the other side of the phone, and you do that eave single night for the past four months, and all of a sudden it's silence that silence eats at you, and it's eating at me, and it continues to eat at me. but that's where faith comes in. >> te'o says at the time he believed she was real. that's what he says, and calls this whole thing a sick and humiliating joke. notre dame officials sayty otold them about th
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
about the fake girlfriend hoax involving manti teo. he says somebody tricked him into thinking he had an online girlfriend and it appears he referred to her into interviews and even after he supposedly knew she didn't exist. he took the team to the national championship, which he lost, but he gained greater framed that his grandmother and girlfriend died hours apart. the part on the grandmother is true but there was no girlfriend. compelling story playing through tragedy a narrative that was untrue. mike has the news from the chicago bureau. there is still a lot of questions and the dates and explanations, they seem inconsistent. >> the dates and explanation is not adding up. if you look at the dates, the university first realized there was no lennay kakua. teo reportedly got a phone call from the supposed dead girl's phone number when he lend it was a hoax. still on december 8th he gave an interview. in the interview he talked about losing his grandmother and girlfriend to cancer. then december 9th, he talked about playing after the fictitious girlfriend was dead after the fictitious
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
did you think of manti te'o. >> i didn't think he was a very good linebacker. he had a good season. >> what about this girlfriend/not girlfriend thing know, interesting thing out there? >> well, you mean -- die think he made it up? >> yeah. do you think this is part of a hoax to get publicity? >> i watched a little bit of the katie couric interview yet yesterday, and i think he may just be dangerously naive. >> even when he tried to facetime with her and she wasn't there? >> it's a little odd. he was in san diego and supposed hill she had this terrible injury and he loved her but didn't take the time to go see her in the hospital. i would hope you'd do that for me. >> shepard: i don't even like you ski would do that. >> that's what i figure. >> shepard: my point is there's 10,000 girls at notre dame and a couple million in the surrounding area who would be happy to date the all-star. i don't get it. do you? >> well, casey couric asked him if he was gay, and he said -- >> if he wanted a guy, he would date a guy. i don't get this online thing. just do it. >> this just shows how old y
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